Somali ex-PM to pay torture claim
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Somali ex-PM to pay torture claim

Mogadishu : Somalia | Aug 29, 2012 at 3:20 AM PDT
Source: BBC
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Former Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Ali Samantar has agreed to pay $21m (£13m) to the victims of torture that took place while he was in government in the 1980s. The case, closely followed by human rights activists, was brought in the US by seven Somalis. FULL ARTICLE AT BBC
 
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